Larry J. Bilyou, age 71, of Tidioute, PA, died on Monday, March 27, 2023 at his home in Tidioute. He was born February 5, 1952 in Brownsville, PA, son of the late Robert A. Bilyou, Sr., and the late Ruth E. (Booth) Bilyou.
Larry served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of the former Fraternal Order of Eagles #1809 in Bentleyville, PA. Naturally mechanically inclined, he was a true jack-of-all-trades. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
He is survived by three sons and a daughter: Brian Ficher and his wife Destiny of Deland, FL; Larry J. Leeper, Jr. of Winder, GA; Michael Leeper and his husband Will Shields of Winchester, VA; and Tracey Wink and her husband Michael of Gainesville, GA. One grandson, Justin Wink of Hoschton, GA; and two granddaughters: Lexi Anderson and her husband Ronnie of Oologah, OK and Katie Davis and her wife Amy of Tulsa, OK. Five brothers: Robert A. Bilyou, Jr., and his wife Cheryl of Savannah, GA; Jeffrey Bilyou and his wife Tammy of Old Town FL; Danny Leeper in the Philippines; Laddie Leeper of Hesperia, CA; and Jimmy Leeper of Shelby, AL. Two sisters: Lorrie A. Pringle and her husband Glenn of Newport News, VA, and Kimberly Pappanastos of Palm Harbor, FL. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepbrother, Johnny Bilyou and two stepsisters; Connie Lucas and Kathy Hamilton. He was also preceded by his girlfriend Rhonda Amos.
There will be no public visitation. Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman J. Wimer Funeral Home of Tionesta, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, www.heart.org.
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